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 Note: Our program is now 36 units, 3 quarters in length. For most recent curriculum schedule: 36 unit curriculum


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Everyone Wins from a Personalized Approach to Healthcare

UCTV Video:

Healthcare is undergoing a major transformation, moving from a one-size-fits-all, trial-and-error system towards a new, targeted approach that utilizes patients’ molecular information to inform healthcare decisions. A successful transformation requires a global collaborative effort in order to maintain progress in both science and technology. Join us and hear from two expert practitioners/researchers about the profound effects of practicing personalized medicine with patients, as well as the challenges faced in making precision medicine a reality. Recorded on 04/26/2018.
(39 minutes)

2018 Career & Salary Survey Results: Pharma Gains Momentum

2018 Career & Salary Survey Results: Pharma Gains Momentum

As the industry looks towards a strong 2018, survey respondents report satisfaction and security despite mounting pressures. (More than 50% of those surveyed made $100K or more.)
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Program Faculty in the News

Program Faculty in the News

Dr. Jan Hirsch, former professor of clinical pharmacy at Skaggs School of Pharmacy, co-led a study with Dr. Jonathan Watanabe that’s been published in the Annals of Pharmacotherapy:

When Drugs are Wrong, Skipped or Make You Sick: The Cost of Non-optimized Medications

Rising drug prices have gotten a lot of attention lately, but the actual cost of prescription medications is more than just the dollars and cents on the bill. Researchers at Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at University of California San Diego estimate that illness and death resulting from non-optimized medication therapy costs $528.4 billion annually, equivalent to 16 percent of total U.S. health care expenditures in 2016.

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